Global Commodity MgmtSr Advisor - Software Procurement Microsoft Program Office
Dell Technologies
Austin, Texas
3d ago

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Within Global Operations at Dell, we are looking for a Global Commodity Manager to join our team in Austin, TX.

Dell provides end-to-end solutions that enable more affordable and accessible technology around the world, empowering people everywhere to do more.

You will be part of a collaborative team that believes in honest communication, shares creativity and welcomes different perspectives.

There is a winning culture built on a platform of integrity and a spirit of innovation. We will also provide the mentoring, training and opportunities for you to fulfill your ambitions and potential.


The Microsoft Program Office (MPO) is a critical business function at Dell. Its role is to drive the overall business and relationship between Dell and Microsoft across all Dell business units.

We are currently seeking a high-powered Global Commodity Manager (GCM) to join the team.

The team member acts as the primary interface between broad, cross-functional internal stakeholders and our external partners at Microsoft to further develop our partnership.

Part alliance manager, part procurement professional, the team member will work across multiple business units and with Microsoft to assure the success of critical programs and deals as well as drive accountability for closure of escalations and operational challenges.


  • Engages with the supplier to partner on initiatives, deals, programs through to closure from ideation to contract completion.
  • Acts as the escalation point between broad internal stakeholders and Microsoft to solve operational, contractual, legal, product, and functional challenges.
  • Prepares for, leads, and drives actions for both internal facing core team engagements and external facing Business Management System (BMS) meetings
  • Develops and manages project schedules status, resources, deliverables, risks and issues, and timelines throughout owned projects with input from Microsoft, business partners, and the project team
  • Influences outcomes in line with the expectations of the business; negotiates internally and externally to ensure programs / projects are kept on track and delivered on time
  • Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree and 8+ years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience relative to procurement and strategic supplier management supporting assigned businesses or functions
  • Strong managerial, problem-solving, lateral thinking, communications, project management, planning organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent relationship and influencing skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects
  • Knowledge of the business and functional units supported, their products, services and processes and pertinent regulation impacting their delivery
  • Benefits

    We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

    Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

    All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and / or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

    Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Dell here.

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